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... trail" charade ended. What followed was a rough hike made rougher by the noon sun, my choice of footwear (Sperry's boat shoes) and, yes, the two hour bicycle ride prior. It was tough. Very rocky. Very steep. I was on hands and feet more than a few times. Worse yet, I could see the summit and it wasn't getting any damn closer. An hour in I was wondering if "Zas" was the trickster god or something. I was climbing and the distant peak remained distant.
In my fatigue-addled ...
... Chora and the Monastery Car Park, and looking back on it after a few days we did. It was a truly Greek experience.
We stayed at the Yperia Hotel just two minutes walk from the Port in Aegiali and we were very pleased with our choice.
We spent our first proper day in Aegiali exploring the village and recovering from our journey by relaxing on the town beach. Our first lunch was at To Limanaki in the village ...
... my over-sized attire.
The Chozoviotissa Monastery is the highlight on Amorgos and "not to be missed" according to my trusty guidebook. The monastery is only 40m wide but 8 stories high hugging the cliff above Agia Anna Beach. Most of the narrow rooms are only 5m wide and the monastery is definitely not for anyone with claustrophobia. The staircases are also very narrow and have low clearances giving you a Yao Ming feeling. To make matters worse the cliff overhangs ...
... to the south of Amorgos. We could also
see Santorini, 36 miles away, our destination on Sunday.
After our tedious stony descent, we went to the same taverna as
yesterday. Todays fare: bread, tzatziki, pureed fava beans with
onions, dolmas and flavourfull lentil soup. For dessert, a universal
thumbs down to a green candied round fruit in syrup, a member of the
The lane outside the taverna was filled with the smell of ...
... in Amorgos - we actually ate in dinner in the same restaurant bother evenings we were there - the guy working there on the BBQ was actually originally Egyptian. We stayed in Amorgos for 2 days before moving onto Donousa. This was were we ran into a little hiccup. We arrived early in the morning. From what we saw from the ferry (which was small) is that Donousa is a very small island. We had planned on staying here 3 nights. We saw a ...